Scottish FA tour of North America 1935

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Scottish FA tour of North America 1935

Postby Scottish » Mon Aug 21, 2006 5:58 pm

The 1935 tour. From Colin Jose.


SCOTTISH F.A. TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA – 1935

Players: William Stevenson (Clyde), Andrew Anderson (Hearts), Robert “Whitey” McDonald (Rangers), George Cummings (Partick Thistle), Peter Wilson (Celtic), Tom Smith (Kilmarnock), Bob Fraser (Aberdeen), David Meiklejohn (Rangers), Robert Donnelly (Partick Thistle), Robert Main (Rangers), William Miller (Partick Thistle), Hughie Gallacher (Derby County), Willie Mills (Aberdeen), Dally Duncan (Derby County), Alex Ferguson (St. Johnstone), Tommy Walker (Hearts), Dave Wilson (Hamilton Academicals).
Note: Whitey McDonald was born in Omagh, Northern Ireland and was brought to Hamilton, Canada as an infant. He grew up and learned to play in Hamilton before joining Rangers in 1928. He later played twice for Northern Ireland.

May 18 Philadelphia Germans 0: Scottish F.A. 3 in Philadelphia, Pa.
May 19 Eastern U.S. 1: Scottish F.A. 5 in New York, N.Y
May 22 Toronto 1: Scottish F.A. 3 in Toronto, Ontario
May 24 Western F.A. 1: Scottish F.A. 9 in Kitchener, Ontario
May 26 Illinois 2: Scottish F.A. 3 in Chicago, Illinois
May 29 Alberta 1: Scottish F.A. 9 in Calgary, Alberta
May 31 Vancouver Island 0: Scottish F.A. 5 in Victoria, B.C.
June 2 Vancouver 0: Scottish F.A. 1 in Vancouver, B.C.
June 5 Manitoba 2: Scottish F.A. 7 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
June 8 Eastern Canada 0: Scottish F.A. 6 in Toronto, Ontario
June 9 Eastern U.S. 1: Scottish F.A. 4 in Newark, New Jersey
June 11 Hamilton 1: Scottish F.A. 10 in Hamilton, Ontario
June 13 Montreal 0: Scottish F.A. 3 in Montreal, Quebec

May 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Scottish F.A. 4 (Gallacher, Mills 2)
Philadelphia German-Americans 0
HT: Att: 8,935 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Meiklejohn, Donnelly, Fraser – Main, Walker, Gallacher, Mills, Duncan.
Philadelphia: Robert Denton – Alfred Stoll, Albert Harker – James Crockett, Bob Nicol, William Fiedler – Johnny Laub, Francis Ryan, George Nemchik, Eddie Davies, Sam McAlees.
(Note: This team formed the nucleus of the U.S. national team at the 1936 Olympics)

May 19, 1935 at the Polo Grounds in New York.
Scottish F.A. 5 (Mills, Duncan 3, Meiklejohn)
Eastern United States 1 (McEwan)
HT: Att: 22,970 Ref: Manuel Antonio
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Meiklejohn, Smith, Fraser – Main, Walker, D. Wilson, Mills, Duncan.
U.S: Stan Chesney (New York Americans) – Teddy Glover (Brookhattan), George Moorhouse (New York Americans) – Joe Martinelli (Pawtucket Rangers), Johnny Slavin (Brookhattan), John McManus (New York Americans) – Erno Schwarz (New York Americans), Walter Dick (Pawtucket Rangers), Johnny McEwan (Brooklyn Celtics), William “Red” Ballantyne (Newark Germans), George Conn (Kearny Scots-Americans).
(Subs: Fabri Salcedo (Brooklyn Hispano for Conn), James McGregor (Kearny Scots-Americans for Ballantyne).)

May 22, 1935 at Soldiers Field in Toronto, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 3 (Gallacher, Miller 2)
Toronto All-Stars 1 (Graham)
HT: 1-1 Att: 6,608 Ref: J.M. Murphy
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, McDonald – P. Wilson, Smith, Fraser – Main, Miller, Gallacher, Mills, Duncan
Toronto: Len Woollacott (British Consols) – Bill Davison (Ulster), Cyrol Davis (Maple Leafs) – Joe Clulow (British Consols), Kai Sandvig (Scottish), Jimmy Hagan (British Consols) – Ollie Sutton (Ulster), Jimmy Allen (Ulster), George Graham (Ulster), Norman Donald, L.N. Meldrum.

May 24, 1935 in Kitchener, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 9 (D. Wilson 3, Walker 2, Mills 2, Ferguson 2)
Western Football Association All-Stars 1 (Patrick)
HT: 6-0 Att: 622 Ref: Major Harold Ballantyne (Kitchener)
Scots: Stevenson – Cummings, McDonald – Smith, Donnelly, P. Wilson – Miller, Walker, D. Wilson, Mills, Duncan.
W.F.A: Dempsey (Guelph) – Carson (Stratford), McColl (Kitchener) – Bartlett (Fergus), Murphy (Guelph), Parker (Fergus) – Orris (Stratford), Sweeney (Guelph), Patrick (Fergus), McAdam (Stratford), Collis (Guelph).
(Note: The Western Football Association, one of the oldest football association in the world, was formed in Kitchener in 1880 and its players formed the Canadian team that toured Britain in 1888).

May 26, 1935 at Mills Stadium in Chicago, Illinois.
Scottish F.A. 3 (Mills 2, Duncan)
Illinois All-Stars 0
HT: 0-0 Att: 4,305 Ref: G. Fyfe
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Wilson, Smith, Fraser (McDonald) – Ferguson, Walker, D. Wilson, Mills, Duncan.
Illinois: Riebe (1st Germans) – Tom Scott (Wonderbolts), Davidson (Wonderbolts) – Bob Thompson (Wonderbolts), Watson (Wonderbolts), Iner Pierson (Sparta) – Jimmy Munro (Wonderbolts), Hugh Hill (Wonderbolts), Neilson (Wonderbolts), Baba Vicek (Sparta), Vidano (Sparta). Sub: Little for Vicek.
(Note: Wieboldt Wonderbolts were a team sponsored by a factory that made bolts)






May 29, 1935 in Calgary, Alberta
Scottish F.A. 9 (Mills 2, Gallacher 4, Ferguson, Duncan 2)
Alberta All-Stars 1 (Anderson)
HT: Att: 3,444 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Wilson, Donnelly, Meiklejohn – Ferguson, Miller, Gallacher, Mills, Duncan.
Alberta: G. Smith (Calgary Callies) – Colin McKay (Edmonton Callies), A. Thompson (CPR) – Ted Radley (Lethbridge Supinas), Jim Wilson (Lethbridge Supinas), J. Devey (Calgary CPR) – J. Smith (Calgary CPR), F. Weisner (Calgary CPR), S. Blair (Calgary CPR), Jimmy Graham (Edmonton Radials), L. Anderson (Drumheller Legion).

May 31, 1935 at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria, British Columbia.
Scottish F.A. 5 ( D. Wilson 3, Miller, Walker)
Vancouver Island All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 3,330 Ref: Robb
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Meiklejohn, Donnelly, McDonald – Main, Walker, D. Wilson, Miller, Ferguson.
V.I: Louis DaCosta – Andy Gavin, Ernie Edmunds – Ron Williams, Roy Barnes, Jimmy Knight – Gordon Bell, Alex Stewart, James “Daisy” Waugh, George Grey, George Payne.

June 1, 1935 at Con Jones Park in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Scottish F.A. 1 (Gallacher)
Vancouver All-Stars 0
HT: 0-0 Att: 6,473 Ref: Dewar
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – P. Wilson, Smith, Meiklejohn – Main, Walker, Gallacher, Mills, Duncan.
Vancouver: Stan Strong – Fred Easley, Don Cowan – Murray West, Dot McPherson, Jimmy Gemmell – Billy McNeil, Trevor Harvey, Ray Watchorn, Jimmy Spencer, Johnny McKay.

June 5, 1935 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Scottish F.A. 7 (Mills 2, Miller 2, Gallacher 2, Duncan)
Manitoba All-Stars 2 (Hampton 2)
HT: Att: 5,042 Ref: Jimmy Kelly (Winnipeg)
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Meiklejohn, Donnelly, McDonald – Main, Miller, Gallacher, Mills, Duncan.
Manitoba: F. Davis – Ernie Scholes, J. Morrison – A. Pratt, Arthur Archer, J. Daly – G. Hutchinson, S. Murray, Bobby Hampton, J. Fulton, George Pickup.
(Note: Arthur Archer won a gold medal at the 1936 Winter Olympic Games in Garmish-Partenkirchen, playing Ice Hockey for Great Britain).




June 8, 1935 at Soldiers Field in Toronto, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 6 (D.Wilson 3, Ferguson 2, Miller)
Eastern Canada All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 5,010 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – P. Wilson, Smith, McDonald – Ferguson, Walker, D. Wilson, Miller, Duncan.
E.C.: Len Wollacott (Toronto British Consols) – Bill Davison (Toronto Ulster), Cyril Davies (Toronto Maple Leafs) – Harry Phillips (Toronto Scottish), Kai Sandvig (Toronto Scottish), Jimmy Hagen (Toronto British Consols) – McAllister (Falconbridge Mines), G. Simpson (Frood Mines), George Graham (Toronto Ulster), Norman Donald (British Consols), Percy Manuel (Montreal Carsteel).

June 9, 1935 at Newark School Stadium in Newark, New Jersey.
Scottish F.A. 4 (Gallacher, Mills, Duncan, Meiklejohn)
Eastern United States 1 (Moorhouse)
HT: Att: 8,436 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – P. Wilson, Smith, Meiklejohn – Miller, Gallacher, Walker, Mills, Duncan.
Eastern U.S.: George “Beef” Davis (Kearny Scots-Americans) – Teddy Glover (Brookhattan), George Moorhouse (New York Americans) – Johnny Slaven (Brookhattan), Bill Watson (St. Louis …. ), William Fiedler (Philadelphia German-Americans) – Bob Nicol (Philadelphia German-Americans), Francis Ryan (Philadelphia German Americans), Aldo “Buff” Donelli (……..), Shamus O’Brien (Kearny Irish-Americans), Sam McAlees (Philadelphia German-Americans).
(Note: Donelli played for the U.S. in the 1934 World Cup, then turned to American Gridiron football and only played soccer occasionally).

June 11, 1935 in Hamilton, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 10 (Walker 2, D. Wilson 3, Meiklejohn, Ferguson 2, Mills, Duncan)
Hamilton All-Stars 1 (Wass)
HT: Att: 3,253 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – Meiklejohn, Donnelly, McDonald – Ferguson, Walker, D. Wilson, Mills, Duncan.
Hamilton: “Sheik” Holmes (Hearts) – Alex McConnell (Hearts), Billy Dunlop (Thistles) – Bert Watson (City), Bert Gibb (Thistles), Johnny McLaughlin (Steel) – Jimmy Touhey (Hearts), “Chick” Alter (Hearts), Fred Walmsley (Radio), Jimmy Connelly (City), Ernie Waas (Thistles).

June 13, 1935 in Montreal, Quebec.
Scottish F.A. 3 (Walker 2, Ferguson)
Montreal All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 4,633 Ref:
Scots: Stevenson – Anderson, Cummings – P. Wilson, Donnelly, McDonald – Ferguson, Walker, D. Wilson, Mills, Duncan.
Montreal: Pinkerton – Moon, George White (Aldreds) – Reed, Ronald Low (Aldreds), Alan Fitzpatrick (Aldreds) – Sam Chedgzoy (Carsteel), Davis, Larry Fitzpatrick (Aldreds), Cree, Percy Manuel (Carsteel).
(Note: Former England international Sam Chedgzoy was player-coach of Montreal Carsteel from 1930 to 1940. He died in Montreal in 1967).
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